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Patrick Beverley used ‘Milos Teodosic’ as hotel alias

Patrick Beverley will have to use a new alias when checking into hotels now since the name he had been using is now his teammate with the Clippers. With the Clippers having lost Chris Paul to the Rockets, the team bolstered its point guard situation on Thursday by agreeing to a two-year deal with Milo Teodosic, who has starred in Europe. While many in U.S. have not seen the 30-year...
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July 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Rudy Gay agrees to two-year deal with Spurs

The Spurs have added offensive firepower to their team in the form of versatile forward Rudy Gay.San Antonio has been quiet this offseason as other teams in the NBA’s Western Conference like the Rockets and Thunder have made big improvements to their rosters. Now, the Spurs have gotten in on the act as well with the addition of Gay. Gay likely could have received more money elsewhere...
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July 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Jamal Crawford very interested in Cavs after speaking with LeBron

The Cleveland Cavaliers could be adding a bit of playground flair. Joe Vardon of Cleveland.com reports on Thursday that former Sixth Man of the Year Jamal Crawford is “very interested” in signing with the Cavs after having a recent conversation with LeBron James. The 37-year-old Crawford was dealt to the Atlanta Hawks as a part of the three-team sign-and-trade that sent Danilo Gallinari...
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July 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Kelly Olynyk agrees to $50 million deal with Miami Heat

The Miami Heat missed out on top target Gordon Hayward in free agency, but they’re trying to make up for it with some new additions.A day after agreeing to a four-year deal with Dion Waiters, the Heat agreed to a four-year deal with Kelly Olynyk. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski says the deal is for $50 million. That’s two million shy of what Waiters is set to earn.Olynyk’s deal also calls...
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July 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Gordon Hayward goes suit shopping at discount clothing store ahead of new deal

Gordon Hayward was in Boston apparently doing some last-minute suit shopping ahead of his new deal with the Celtics.An Instagram user posted photos on Thursday showing him with Hayward inside a Jos. A. Bank clothing store, supposedly in Boston. One photo shows Hayward after putting on a dress shirt, and another shows the free agent going through the tie section.Hayward supposedly...
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July 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Ryan Braun says Brewers think they are ‘for real’

The Milwaukee Brewers are 48-40 with a comfortable lead atop the NL Central, and it’s giving them a bit of a spring in their step.After the team’s 11-2 victory over the defending champion Chicago Cubs on Thursday, outfielder Ryan Braun said that the Brewers think they are “for real,” per Sophia Minnaert of FSN Wisconsin. In the last three-and-a-half decades, the Brewers have only...
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July 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Ringside seats for Mayweather-McGregor fight selling for nearly $100,000

The upcoming Conor McGregor-Floyd Mayweather boxing fight will be quite the spectacle, and attending the bout will not be cheap.Tickets for the Aug. 26 bout at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas are available on the venue’s box office website. The prices range from $2,425 at the lowest to $98,500 at the highest. The low-end tickets are for nosebleed seats way at the top. The best ringside...
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July 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Outfielder Jon Jay throws scoreless inning for Cubs, uses 46-mph pitch

The Chicago Cubs were getting blown out by the Milwaukee Brewers by enough of a margin on Thursday that Joe Maddon decided to let one of his position players close out the game. And sure enough, Jon Jay ended up pitching better than many of the team’s other pitchers.Jay, who typically plays outfield for the Cubs, pitched the top of the 9th inning in an 11-2 loss. He threw 16 pitches...
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July 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Mavs reportedly serious contenders for Derrick Rose

Could a move to the Western Conference be in the works for Derrick Rose?The New York Post’s Marc Berman reported on Thursday that the Dallas Mavericks, despite their selection of Dennis Smith Jr. with the No. 9 overall pick in this year’s draft, are a “serious contender” to sign the former MVP point guard. The 28-year-old Rose, who averaged 18.0 points and 4.4 assists per game for...
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July 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Jazz GM thinks Rodney Hood can be primary scorer: ‘It’s time for us to move on’

The Utah Jazz aren’t hanging their heads over Gordon Hayward’s departure.Speaking with the media on Wednesday, Jazz GM Dennis Lindsey said the team believes Rodney Hood can be a primary scorer, per Andy Larsen of KSL. The 24-year-old Hood averaged 12.7 points per game in 2016-17, his third season in the NBA. He was the team’s fourth-leading scorer behind Hayward, George Hill, and...
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July 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Andre Roberson defends leaving $14 tip on $500 bill

Andre Roberson agreed to a three-year, $30 million contract to remain with the Oklahoma City Thunder this week, and he apparently didn’t feel like blowing more of that than he had to on a restaurant tip.Roberson is the latest victim of a receipt photo gone viral, as the 25-year-old was outed for leaving a tip of $13.97 after going out for drinks with a dozen of his friends on Wednesday...
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July 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Nats interested in Raisel Iglesias

Another day, another reliever the Washington Nationals appear to be eyeing.Jon Morosi of MLB Network reports on Thursday that the Nats are interested in Cincinnati Reds closer Raisel Iglesias, who has enjoyed a phenomenal first half of the season. The 27-year-old Iglesias is under team control through 2020.Washington currently leads the NL East by a wide margin with a record of 50...
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July 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Brian Urlacher: Bears' approach at QB is ‘confusing’

The Chicago Bears surprised the masses when they traded up to draft Mitchell Trubisky after signing free agent quarterback Mike Glennon to a multiyear deal. Brian Urlacher was no exception.In an appearance on CBS Radio’s “Tiki And Tierney Show” this week, Urlacher described what the Bears have done at the quarterback position as “confusing.”“I don’t know what the identity of the...
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July 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Alleged mistreatment of black celebrities cited in lawsuit against Hawks

The Atlanta Hawks are being sued by a former member of their security staff who claims he noticed a pattern of racial discrimination against African-American celebrities.TMZ reports that Sam Haynes, a former Hawks security manager who also ran event security at Phillips Area, is suing the team for wrongful termination. Haynes says he was relieved of his duties after he pointed out...
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July 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Keyshawn Johnson says he told his son ‘you will not embarrass Nebraska’

Keyshawn Johnson Jr announced that he is taking time away from the Nebraska football program in the wake of his June citation for possession of marijuana, and it sounds like the decision was mostly mandated by his father.Former NFL wide receiver Keyshawn Johnson said this week that he hopes his son returns to the Cornhuskers in January. However, Keyshawn Sr. said the younger Johnson...
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July 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Steven Souza Jr. had funny exchange with critic on Twitter

Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Steven Souza Jr. has struck out 97 times this season, which is the sixth-highest total in the American League. But if you’re going to call him out about it on social media, you better be ready for a response.A fan who tweeted at Souza on Wednesday accusing him of “swinging at everything” was surprised when Souza fired back. It’s so much easier to heckle...
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July 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Cavs’ offer to Chauncey Billups was embarrassingly low

Chauncey Billups withdrew from consideration for the Cleveland Cavaliers’ vacant general manager position earlier in the week, and all indications are that he bowed out for financial reasons.Chris Haynes and Marc Spears of ESPN are reporting that the Cavs initially offered Billups a $1.5 million salary, which is considered incredibly low. Sources told Haynes and Spears that $4 million...
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July 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Knicks interested in Rondo as mentor to Ntilikina

The New York Knicks are hoping to groom first-round pick Frank Ntilikina into their point guard of the future, and they are reportedly considering signing Rajon Rondo to mentor the young Frenchman.The Knicks are exploring options for a veteran point guard, and ESPN’s Ian Begley reports that Rondo has emerged as a “strong” option for them. Rondo has always been considered one of the...
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July 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Rafael Nadal signs fan’s prosthetic leg after match

Rafael Nadal had the most unusual autograph request following his second-round win at Wimbledon on Wednesday. After beating Donald Young in straight sets, Nadal was greeted by a fan holding a prosthetic leg out to be signed: Nadal was asked after the match about signing the prosthetic and said it probably wasn’t even the weirdest thing he’s signed. We don’t want to even imagine what...
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July 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Jazz think Ricky Rubio can be their Jason Kidd

The Utah Jazz are planning on Ricky Rubio having quite the role for the team next season.Jazz GM Dennis Lindsey was on NBATV while the channel aired Summer League coverage, and he talked about the team’s plans for Rubio, whom they recently acquired in a trade with Minnesota. Kidd never really shot the ball well — he was a 40 percent career shooter — but the guy was a great passer...
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July 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Jim Mora won’t attend Peyton Manning statue ceremony, still bitter over Colts exit

It’s been 16 years since Jim Mora Sr. was fired as head coach of the Indianapolis Colts, but that apparently still hasn’t been enough time.In an appearance on WNDE’s “Query & Schultz” Wednesday, Mora said that he was invited by Peyton Manning to attend his statue unveiling ceremony in Indianapolis this fall but turned down the invitation.“I told him I wasn’t going to come,” said...
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July 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Celtics reportedly shopping Crowder, Smart and Bradley

The Boston Celtics need to start moving around some pieces after reeling in their big fish in free agency.Gordon Hayward told the Celtics on Tuesday that he will be signing a four-year, $128 million max contract with them. In order to fit Hayward under the salary cap, Boston already renounced the rights to Kelly Olynyk and will be looking to shed some more contracts to create space...
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July 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Agent: Gordon Hayward was leaning towards Jazz Monday night

The agent for Gordon Hayward seems like he is trying to soften the blow towards the Utah Jazz about the forward leaving for Boston.Mark Bartelstein joined Ryen Russillo on ESPN Radio Wednesday to talk about the process by which Hayward chose the Celtics in free agency. According to what Bartelstein told Russillo, Hayward was leaning towards re-signing with the Jazz as of Monday night...
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July 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Nick Young’s old tweets criticizing Warriors fans resurface

Nick Young is the newest member of the Golden State Warriors, but he’s probably hoping that their fans have short memories.Young, who agreed to a one-year, $5.2 million deal with the defending champs on Wednesday, had some old tweets of his resurface from June 2016 in which he criticized the Warriors fanbase. Of course, the artist known colloquially as “Swaggy P” isn’t exactly the...
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July 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Dion Waiters reportedly finalizing deal with Miami Heat

Dion Waiters will be getting what he’s wanted.Waiters is finalizing a four-year deal to return to the Miami Heat, according to a report from ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.Waiters is an unrestricted free agent and had received interest from the Lakers, Knicks and Heat. Miami has plenty of space under the salary cap, most of which is available to spend after Gordon Hayward opted to sign...
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July 05, 2017  |  Discuss
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